2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 219 Wednesday, 7 November 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: 207BC

T102. Hydraulic Fracturing for Resource Development or Remediation: Methods, Results, and Industry-Regulatory Response to Environmental Impacts on Ground and Surface Waters (GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; International Association of Hydrogeologists; GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA International Section)

Gerry V. Winter and Neil Coleman, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
219-18:00 AM SHALE GAS: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES: MEAKIN, Paul1, HUANG, Hai2, MALTHE-SORENSSEN, Anders3, and THOGERSEN, Kjetil3, (1) Idaho National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1625 MS 2213, Idaho Falls, ID 83415, paul.meakin@inl.gov, (2) Energy Resource Recovery and Management, Idaho National Laboratory, PO Box 1625, MS 2107, Idaho Falls, ID 83415, (3) Physics of Geological Processes (PGP), University of Oslo, Oslo, NO-0316, Norway
219-28:20 AM DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING APPLICATIONS: ADAMS, Joel, Inflatable Packers International, P.O. Box 2446, Red Lodge, MT 59068, joel@inflatable-packers.com
219-38:40 AM MARCELLUS SHALE GAS DEVELOPMENT IN PENNSYLVANIA: CARTER, Kristin and SCHMID, Katherine, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Topographic & Geologic Survey, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, krcarter@pa.gov
219-49:00 AM THE ORIGINAL “FRACKERS”: ADOMITES, Paul, 1139 Route 38, Emlenton, PA 16373 and BRICE, William R., 116 Luna Lane, Johnstown, PA 15904, wbrice@pitt.edu
219-59:15 AM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TOOL: HALL, Richard J.1, MURDOCH, Lawrence C.2, SLACK, William W.1, and KNIGHT, Douglas E.1, (1) FRX Inc, 11258 Cornell Park Drive, Suite 610, Cincinnati, OH 45242, rhall@frx-inc.com, (2) Geological Sciences, Clemson University, 340 Brackett Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0919
219-69:30 AM REMEDIATION OF A TCE GROUNDWATER PLUME USING HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TO EMPLACE ZVI/CARBON AMENDMENT: SWIFT, Dana1, ROTHERMEL, Joe1, STARR, Bob1, ORR, Brennon1, and BURES, Gordon2, (1) North Wind, a CIRI Company, 1425 Higham Street, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, dswift@northwindgrp.com, (2) Frac Rite Environmental Ltd, #2, 4416 - 5th Street N.E, Calgary, AB T2E7C3, Canada
219-79:45 AM MODELING THE REGIONAL GROUNDWATER FLOW IN BROOME AND TIOGA COUNTIES, NY UNDER HIGH-VOLUME WATER EXTRACTION SCENARIOS: BEST, Laura C. and LOWRY, Christopher, Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, 411 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, laurabes@buffalo.edu
 10:00 AM Break
219-810:15 AM GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION FROM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING - HOW WILL WE KNOW?: COHEN, Harvey A., S S Papadopulos & Associates, Inc, 7944 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3620, hcohen@sspa.com
219-910:30 AM USING THE SHALENETWORK DATABASE TO UNDERSTAND PENNSYLVANIA WATER QUALITY IN AREAS OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OF MARCELLUS SHALE: BRANTLEY, Susan L., Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geosciences, 2217 EES Building, University Park, PA 16802, brantley@geosc.psu.edu
219-1010:45 AM STREAM METHANE TRACER TEST FOR EVALUATING GROUNDWATER IMPACTS ASSOCIATED WITH HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: HEILWEIL, Victor M.1, STOLP, Bert J.2, SUSONG, David D.3, KIMBALL, Briant A.4, ROWLAND, Ryan C.1, MARSTON, Tom M.1, and GARDNER, Philip M.5, (1) Utah Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 2329 Orton Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84119, heilweil@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geol Survey, 2329 W Orton Cir, Salt Lake City, UT 84119, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, 2329 W. Orton Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84119, (4) U.S. Geological Survey, 2329 Orton Cir, Salt Lake City, UT 84119-2047, (5) Water Resources, U.S. Geological Survey, 2329 Orton Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84119
219-1111:00 AM SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF STABLE ISOTOPIC VARIATIONS IN SURFACE WATERS OF AN AREA OF ACCELERATING MARCELLUS SHALE DEVELOPMENT IN NORTH-CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA: PELAK, Adam J.1, SHARMA, Shikha2, WHITE, Jeremy S.3, and CHAMBERS, Douglas B.3, (1) West Virginia University, G38 Brooks Hall, Morgantown, WV 26505, apelak@mix.wvu.edu, (2) Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University, 330 Brooks Hall, National Energy Technology Laboratory-Regional University Alliance, Morgantown, WV 26506, (3) US Geological Survey, WV Water Science Center, 11 Dunbar Street, Charleston, WV 25301
219-1211:15 AM ENVIRONMENTAL DIMENSIONS OF SHALE GAS EXTRACTION AND STRAY GAS MIGRATION: JACKSON, Robert, VENGOSH, Avner, DOWN, Adrian, WARNER, Nathaniel, DARRAH, Thomas, and ZHAO, Kaiguang, Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, jackson@duke.edu
219-1311:30 AM GROUNDWATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT BASED ON SAMPLES COLLECTED FROM SHALLOW DOMESTIC WELLS IN THE CENTRAL ARKANSAS AREA OVERLYING THE FAYETTEVILLE SHALE NATURAL GAS PLAY: DAVIS, R.K.1, NOTTMEIER, A.1, HAYS, Phillip D.2, and MELTON, D.C.3, (1) Geosciences, University of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, ralphd@uark.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, (3) Southwestern Energy, Conway, AR 72032
219-1411:45 AM HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF EFFECTIVE REGULATION OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: THE GENESIS OF COLORADO RULE 205A: PEISERICH, John F., Perkins & Trotter, PLLC, 101 Morgan Keegan Drive, Suite A, Little Rock, AR 72202, jpeiserich@perkinstrotter.com

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